popular as it was in the height of the steroid era, that said as they come down hard on these players, what do you think the effect will be on the game next year? >> i think on the game of baseball and other sports. let's say alex rodriguez is banned for life, does that put pressure on other sports to follow suit and make their penalties, formants enhancing drugs tougher? if we look at this, it is not only alex rodriguez, talking seven, eight other players. guys in pennant races right now, nelson cruz, the rangers, four games back in the west, they may lose him and that would be a big blow to him. the detroit tigers are in first place, they just traded for him and are bracing to lose johnny.